The Effect of Periostracum Serpentis
Sweet, salty, neutral; liver meridian entered.
Dispel wind, remove nebula, induce tranquilization, resolve swelling and kill parasites.
Sores and boils, nebula, scrofula, parotitis, anal fistula, sore throat, aphtha, infantile convulsions.
Dosage and Administrations
Decoct 3~6 g; smashed into powder, 1.5~3 g per time. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded into powder for applying or decocted for washing.
It is contraindicated to pregnant women.